Term Information

Accession
PO:0030091
Name
capsule fruit
Ontology
plant_anatomy
Synonyms
capsule (exact), cápsula (exact, Spanish), kapsel (exact, German), dehiscent fruit (broad), indehiscent fruit (broad)
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
A fruit (PO:0009001) which develops from a gynoecium (PO:0009062) and at maturity comprises a dry exocarp (PO:0009085), dry mesocarp (PO:0009087), and dry endocarp (PO:0009086) that usually dehisce. Source: NYBG:Brandon_Sinn, POC:Laurel_Cooper, NYBG:Dario_Cavaliere
Comment
Capsule fruits (PO:0030091) are divided into subcategories depending upon the location of sutures in the pericarp (PO:0009084) that the seeds (PO:0009010) are released through.
Subset
None
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Parents of capsule fruit (PO:0030091)
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capsule fruit [is_a relation] is_a  fruit (PO:0009001)
Children of capsule fruit (PO:0030091)
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circumscissile capsule fruit (PO:0030096) [is_a relation] is_a  capsule fruit
loculicidal capsule fruit (PO:0030092) [is_a relation] is_a  capsule fruit
poricidal capsule fruit (PO:0030095) [is_a relation] is_a  capsule fruit
coccarium capsule fruit (PO:0030094) [is_a relation] is_a  capsule fruit
septicidal capsule fruit (PO:0030093) [is_a relation] is_a  capsule fruit
PO_GIT
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